Waverley Soldiers' War Memorial

Description

 

Made of sandstone, the memorial depicts an ANZAC soldier standing on a plinth, holding a rifle to his side. It was dedicated on 15 December 1918 by Governor General Ferguson.

When subscriptions opened in 1917 for the erection of the memorial, Charles Howard Wood donated the total cost of the memorial which was ₤1400.

Inscription

Front:

This monument thy gift of C Howard Wood Esquire is erected in honour of the citizens of Waverley who enlisted for service in the Great War of 1914 - 1918 and was unveiled by His Excellency the Right Honourable Sire Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson P C C G M C Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia on the 15th December 1918

Lest We Forget

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This is to remember those who served, suffered and died in Korea and Vietnam

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Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Arthur Dallas Barnier WW1 K.I.A 28 September 917 3472 AIF 20th Batt, 8th Rein Egypt, Western Front view
Lte James Albert Barr WW1 R.T.A 15 December 1919 AIF 17th Batt,2 Rein Western Front view
Pte William Bert Barracluff WW1 R.T.A 3 December 1918 60 AIF 1st LHR, Machine Gun Section Gallipoli view
P Barrie view
P Barry view
Pte Charles Francis Barton WW1 R.T.A 17 Aug 1916 3196 AIF 30th Batallion, 7th Reinforcement Egypt view
2nd Cpl Harold Bartrop WW1 R.T.A 12 May 1919 6283 Army 13th Field Company Engineers Western Front view
Pte Henry Herbert Bartrop WW1 K.I.A 07-12 August 1915 2110 AIF 3rd Battalion Gallipoli view
W E C Bartrop view
Cpl John Bashall WW1 R.T.A 18 January 1919 3695 AIF 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery France view
Address
Cnr Bondi Road and Park Parade,
Waverley Park,
Bondi NSW 2026
Local Government Area
  • Waverley, Municipality of
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Kimberly O'Sullivan, Waverley Library. Updated by the Volunteers of Waverley Library.
Established date
1918
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1918-12-15
Dedication date
15 December 1918
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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